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Heavy Haul Rigger

at Cruz Construction, Inc.

Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Reference #: 11033548
Keywords: haul

Job Description

Job Title:
Heavy Haul/Rigger
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Non exempt
Kenai, Alaska
Reports to:
Operations Manager
Full Time, Regular
Normal Work Hours and Days: Normal work schedules are 12-hour days, up to seven days a week. Days and hours vary based on project schedules, locations and workload. Mandatory overtime based on seasonal workload and remote work settings.

Revised: 06/06/2018
EEO Statement:

Cruz Construction Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**
Responsible to drive and haul equipment of extreme weight with a jeep/booster setup to a specified job site. Operate and control equipment to facilitate the movement of job equipment to and from hauling truck. Align, level, and anchor machinery securely on construction (often remote) project sites.

Essential Functions:
  • Load and unload various cranes, loaders, and other heavy equipment.
  • Hook up booster and jeep in an efficient and timely fashion.
  • Monitor and secure all equipment and supplies while loading, unloading and en-route.
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads.
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites.
  • Maintain driving log book according to regulations and requirements.
  • Adhere to environmental norms and government policies in order to maintain the ecological balance.
  • Attach loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving, using hand and power tools.
  • Attach pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams, ceilings, and gin pole booms, using bolts and clamps.
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chain falls, gin poles, gallow frames, and other equipment.
  • Dismantle and store rigging equipment after use.
  • Fabricate, set up, and repair rigging, supporting structures, hoists, and pulling gear, using hand and power tools.
  • Select gear such as cables, pulleys, shackles, spreader bars and winches, according to load weights and sizes, facilities, and work schedules.
  • Test rigging to ensure safety and reliability.
  • Tilt, dip, and turn suspended loads to maneuver over, under, and/or around obstacles, using multi-point suspension techniques.
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site.
  • Provides leadership and ensures safety training and practices.
  • Resolves disputes and helps in solving personnel and operational issues.

Other Tasks:
  • Assist in loading and unloading equipment from or to delivery truck.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested.
  • Assist driver/operator as requested.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Familiarity with driving industrial trucks and various construction equipment.
  • Familiarity hauling extreme weight (up to 150,000lbs.)
  • Two years of job related experience.
  • Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license with Tanker, HAZMAT, and Doubles & Triples endorsements.
  • Must possess Certified or Qualified Rigger Training with one year of previous work experience.
  • Two years vocational training in trucking or equivalent work experience.
  • OSHA 10hr. Training.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport.
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to see and record written data and information.
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor.
  • Ability to meet delivery and/or project schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck.
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes.
  • Knowledge of and ability to read and follow plans, specifications, sketches and
Grade/mapping control.
  • Knowledge of and ability maintain equipment and follow related procedures.
  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot equipment failure.
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply first aid.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing

Physical Demands:

The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present= NP34-66% of the work day= Frequent
1-10% of the work day= Rare67-100% of the work day= Constant
11-33% of the work day= Occasional
SittingOccasionalReaching OverheadFrequent
StandingFrequentReaching Straight AheadFrequent
WalkingFrequentReaching DownwardFrequent
ClimbingFrequent (Onto equipment)HearingOccasionally
Operate Foot ControlsOccasionallyTwist of WristFrequent
Lifting 50 lbs.100 lbs.
Carrying50 lbs.50 lbs.100 lbs.
Pushing/Pulling 50 lbs.100 lbs.

Working Conditions:
1.Exposure to Inclement WeatherXRegularly exposed to inclement weather
2.Extreme ColdX Occasionally
3.Extreme HeatXExposed to hot diesel engines and hoses while lubricating equipment.
4.Wet and/or HumidXWill experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5.NoiseXFrequent noise from equipment.
6.VibrationXOccasional normal equipment vibration
7.Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.)XPossible diesel fumes.
8.Moving Mechanical PartsXExposed to engine components and drive train/track.
9.Electric ShockXGenerator sets.
10.High, Exposed PlacesXCrawling onto top of equipment to service it.
11.Radiant EnergyNP
12.ExplosivesXDiesel fuel exposure.
13.Toxic or Caustic ChemicalsXPetroleum distillates.
14.Other RisksXAware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.